Accession Number:

ADA053125

Title:

XM587E2/XM724 Electronic Time Fuzes System Verification Test Phase.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 31 Mar 75-30 Jun 77,

Corporate Author:

HONEYWELL INC HOPKINS MN DEFENSE SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

133.0

Abstract:

This report discusses the work performed during the System Verification Test SVT phase of engineering development of the XM587E2 and XM724 Electronic Time fuzes. A quantity of 600 fuzes was built and tested in a wide variety of environmental and ballistic conditions. Excellent results were obtained except for firings at zone 3 in the 175-mm gun. A failure analsis and corrective action effort was performed, including testing of fifty fuzes of a revised design. For completeness and continuity of this report, investigations, tests, analyses, and redesign activities performed by the Harry Diamond Laboratories are included. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE